Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in THE BEST ARTICLES, VIDEOS & POSTS ON EDUCATION POLICY IN 2019 – PART TWO):
Bill and Melinda Gates Are Divorcing After 27 Years of Marriage is from The NY Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Role Of Private Foundations In Education Policy.
Study shows education is not enough to overcome inequality is from Science Daily. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Why Improving Education Is Not THE Answer To Poverty & Inequality.
Is your classroom a ‘wicked’ learning environment? appeared in TES. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.
Joe Biden wants to fix America’s school funding gaps. It won’t be easy. is from Chalkbeat.
The Biden Administration make one of its few big mistakes by requiring standardized testing this year. Standardized test results are often not a good basis on which to make decisions, and using them this year is an awful move. They are following up on big mistake with another:
Cardona’s comments about testing were especially notable. He wants states to use results (and other data) to distribute resources. If put into practice, that means these tests will actually have pretty high stakes! https://t.co/8NLaQcUXSB pic.twitter.com/ornCKxAB2d
— Matt Barnum (@matt_barnum) May 3, 2021
I would suggest that the lack of skilled leadership at many districts suggests that turnover should be more common at some https://t.co/d54Uo7qGbT
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) May 3, 2021